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U.S. to Open Terrorism Threat Center

The U.S. government will launch a terrorism threat center on Thursday offering “one-stop shopping” for intelligence and analysis aimed at preventing another attack like Sept. 11. It is the latest effort to remedy shortcomings that became apparent after U.S. agencies failed to uncover the plot in which hijacked planes were deliberately crashed into the World Trade Center and Pentagon, killing about 3,000 people. The Sept. 11, 2001, attacks sparked a wholesale effort by the government to focus resources on preventing another attack. That included establishing a Department of Homeland Security in the biggest government overhaul in 50 years. The CIA and FBI were criticized after the 2001 attacks for missing clues and not adequately sharing or acting on information that if pursued may have led to exposing the plot. Full Story

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